Welcome to the ECSS Virtual Congress 2021 – the 26th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science.

The ECSS Executive Board has continued to monitor and assess how COVID-19 impacts the world and our College activities. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing uncertainty caused by this worldwide pandemic, it is once again impossible to host a physical congress in 2021. ECSS 2021 will therefore take place virtually, so that our community can participate safely from home. Following the success of our inaugural virtual congress in 2020, we are confident that this is the best option for everyone.

ECSS 2021 will take place from 8-10 September 2021 CET, with our pre-congress workshop day taking place on 7 September 2021 CET. You can register for the congress or submit an abstract through your ECSS account from 10 February 2021 onwards.

The Scientific Programme offers a wide range of innovative new research in sport science from all around the world. More information can be found here. We invite you to register and submit your best work for presentation at ECSS 2021!

As always, the YIA will be a real highlight of the congress. If you’re planning to take part, you can view the full requirements and criteria on our Awards page.

Please also check our Key Dates page so that you do not miss an important deadline.

We hope that you enjoy ECSS 2021!

Yours in Sport Science,


Erich Müller, ECSS President

Jørn Wulff Helge, ECSS President Elect

Joan Duda, ECSS Past President


In 2021 we are launching new membership options that will reduce your overall costs of remaining an ECSS member. We invite you to renew your membership by logging into your existing ECSS account and signing up for one of our new categories to make this saving.
We are pleased to announce the launch of ECSS Webinars – a brand new sport science webinar series designed especially for ECSS members. Speakers and topics will be announced in the next few weeks on our website.


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50858 Cologne Germany

Phone: +49 221 9626 2771
Fax: +49 221 9626 2779
Email: office@sport-science.org


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